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are the solutions? well, federal action is yielding some progress. the brady law of 1994 has blocked the sale of firearms over 1.6 million felons, fugitives and other individuals. still, more is needed. proactive approaches include renewing the assault weapons ban, closing the gun show loophole and mandating installation of trigger locks and eliminating influxes of cheaply-made weapons. this doesn't infringe on anyone's right to bear arms in this nation, but we have to do things that are common sense. there are guns that have been outlawed in this nation's history. you cannot get a submachine gun or a sawed-off shotgun, why shouldn't assault weapons be added to that group? also, gun buy-back programs in my state have removed hundreds of guns from the streets and i am considering offering legislation to bring these programs to scale on the federal level to help stem the tide of violence. these measures would undoubtedly save lives. enough is enough. it is time to take action. thank you, madam chairwoman. and i yield back the balance of my time. ms. fudge: thank you so much. i thank the gentlem
and a dwindling force, bratton's expertise is needed. >> i think he's a wonderful leader in law enforcement. i look guard to working with him. i don't expect any of the controversy that is surrounding him to be an issue for us. >> reporter: if you ask new city council member noel it appears city leaders are ready to approve the $250,000 contract for his services. >> that's governments primary responsibility is to guarantee the safety and security of its people. >> reporter: the public safety committee meets at 5:30 tonight. although they plan to protest, the committee is expected to approve that contract. live in oakland, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we caught up with governor jerry brown and asked if he plans to provide resources to help curb violence in the city where he once served as mayor. >> i want to help where i can. oakland has to solve its own problems. the fire department, mayor, of you got to put together. >> governor brown said he'll look at what he called any reasonable request for help from oakland. he points out he's sent the highway patrol to assist oakland police in f
did not happen the way law enforcement said it did or may not have happened at all. >> well, i think we need to as a society look at things more carefully. perhaps we as a society have been conditioned to be duped. >> tracy also suggested that actors were used to shape debate about gun control. she is upset that the comments caused more pain in newtown connecticut and that the professor spoke as a private citizens and not as a representative of the school. >>> tracy is on the fast track and they are looking at the president's recommendations and wants to move quickly. the president's promise for new gun laws is getting plenty of kickback, kyla? >> reporter: president barack obama has made it clear he wants to take action and will do so without congress and gun rights groups are fighting back. after the shooting in newtown connecticut the focus is on assault weapons. passing new legislation could prove difficult with a split on gun control. the n ra has vowed to fight any new restrictions but more than a million people have signed a petition backed pie his group to stop the sale of as
want stricter gun laws following last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. 84-percent who answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department combat rising crime. the man they are considering for the job.former los angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's resident voiced concern about the hiring of bratton, due to his seemingly random "frisk and search" policy to combat violent crime. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists that bratton's policies will not interfere with the police department's efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we have worked hard and long to build relationships. i did not want to throw that away. >> the oakland city council is split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expected to make a hiring decision at its meeting next tuesday. a chilly start but not quite as cold as the last couple of morni
.while the secret service protects his two daughters. and some law enforcement officials - including this kentucky sheriff -- say they will refuse to comply with any laws they feel are unconstitutional. but the ground may still be shifting in the president's favor. a new cnn poll says 55% of americans 'do' want stricter gun control. other examples of the president's executive orders. one that would allow communities to hire more school counselors. and another that would require federal law enforcement to trace all recovered guns. >> the national rifle association is reacting swiftly, and boldly.releasing this commerical that calls the president a hypocrite. >> mister obama's press secretary issued a stern response to that ad: saying in part: most americans agree that a president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight. >> pam: what do gun owners think? here in the bay area, they have their doubts about the new laws. >> i do not think that it is going to change anything. >> i am all for reasonable regulations. california has some of the most restrictive laws and the nation. >> t
francisco new law on public nod ty. tonight a final chilly nod ty. tonight a final chilly chance for critic o o >> [ screaming]. >> just when america got over tebow forty-niner quarterback collin has created this. he ran wild in the forty-niner 4 45-31 win over 14 bay on is the night at the end of the touch down run he celebrates by flexing his right bizip and kissing it. well if the niners win on sunday they head to the superbowl and as carolyn explains, fans are getting ready to joy them. >>reporter: saturday game was a thing of beauty and fans ecstatic but as the 49ers take that next step on the road to the super bowl, are the faithful heading there too. >> game not played here. >>reporter: game is being played in atlanta. and stewart castleman known as mr. ticket says hasn't sold a single one. >> person wants to travel to atlanta so this is the difference. game if they would have played here or play 10 100,000 dollars worth of tickets i would have got right now nothing. >>reporter: he's not alone. stub hub shows more than 10,000 tickets for sale. there are lots of dir
the law after the death of reddic go founder erik swartz. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news it's now 12 minutes after 5:00. the psychiatrist of the accused gunman is facing a civil lawsuit. san tell belong the widow of a victim of a aurora shooting filed a suit. the psychiatrist should have advised police to arrest suspect james holmes weeks before the shooting rampage. >>> there is a new poll that shows most americans want tougher gun laws after last months deadly school shooting in connecticut. 84% of those surveyed by the associated press say they favor background checks from people who buy guns at gun shows. 55% support a ban on assault weapons. and 51% support a ban on the sale of high capacity ammunition magazines. >>> president obama will lay out his plans for sweeping changes for gun control. as ktvu kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom the president is facing opposition from gun rights groups. many republicans and even some fellow democrats. kyla. >> while the president can make some changes on his own using executive orders, he will need co
says she is meeting with department of justice to try to bring more enforcement law enforcement resources to oakland. >>> we're also learning the reasons behind san jose police chief chris moore decision to leave the department. the 51-year-old chief last day on the job is tomorrow. moore says the last straw was when the city council vetted against putting a tax on last november's ballot to help the police department's finances. chief moore said if he decided he didn't have the support of city leaders it was time for him to go. san jose has not decided on a permanent replacement for him. >>> story of an attempted kidnapping in san jose is thousand being called a lie. the child's mother confessed to making up the story. coming up at 4:45 what is expected to happen next in the case and reaction from the community. >>> the local cycling community is split on whether to believe lance armstrong's apology for using performance enhancing drugs. >> i made my decisions. they are my case. i'm sitting here today to acknowledge that and to say i'm sorry for that. >> armstrong's long awaited
it purchases. it will take several steps to make these two changes into law. >> and polls suggest that nearly 60 percent of americans wants stricter gun laws following last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. a 4 percent answered as the associated press and g f cable one background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> there was a larger the expected turnout at the marin county gun buyback program. hundreds of firearms are collected during the event. people walked away with up to $200 per guns, no questions asked. and as two hours the county ran through the $43,000 it had raised for the bat. after running out of cash that county had out vouchers to those of the unwanted as voluntary give away their guns. the district attorney says he will try and raise the money needed to pay people back in the next 30 days. they also planned to hand out more doctors and other gun buyback yvette which is planned for the martin luther king day holiday. the final numbers a total of 827 guns were turned and. and novato, 227 were taken out the streets and stammer fell 223. and central rent 206 g
for her mother his mother- >> he should be brought to justice according to the law. and i feel bad for his mother because she must be going through painful situation of what happened. and i should have answers this time i am not upset. just going through the pain and i am sad. it is a difficult moment. i'm asking for strength to move on. >> she is trying to raise funds to move the body back to honduras to bury him next to his father. >> she is grateful because my son never gave me any problems. in san francisco, reggie kumar, kron 4. >> pam: tonight, we are getting our first look at that historic artifact that was stolen in a daring robbery at the oakland museum of california. the museum is offering a 12- thousand dollar reward for the safe return. of this gold jewelery box. it was crafted sometime in the late 18-hundreds. kron-4's scott rates has the latest on the efforts to recover this one- of- a- kind artifact. >> new resolution pictures are showing this. >> this was a wedding gift from an early california of pioneer to his wife. >> this gold box dates back to the gold rush. there is n
to be sitting right there waiting for when they open up. >> reporter: thousands of law enforcement officers and federal troops from around country will be on hand to make sure everyone is safe. today's swearing in on the steps of the u.s. capitol is ceremonial, held for the public. the constitution requires that the official swearing in take place on january 20th. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> reporter: he followed that up with a candlelight ceremony sunday night where he said today's parties are not about him. >> what we're celebrating is not the election or swearing in of a president. we're doing celebrate aring each other. >> reporter: and he talked about the most significant of the weekend, he talks about his wife's haircut. >> i love her bangs. she looks good. she always looks good. >> reporter: and it won't end until late monday night when they attend three different ball. and more than a couple hours away before the ceremonies begin. president obama is only the 17 17th president to have a second inaugural. alternate the u.s. c
that the massacre at sandy hook last month did not happen the way law enforcement said it did or may not have happened at all. >> well, i -- i think that we need to as a society look at things more carefully. perhaps we as a society have been conditioned to be duped. >> tracy also suggested actors were used to shape debate about gun control. the president of the university says she's upset the comments caused more pain in newtown and that the professor spoke as a private citizen, not as a representative of the school. >>> we have new information on last week's school shooting near bakersfield. prosecutors in kern county say they will try the 16-year-old suspect as an adult. witnesses say the teenager walked into a science classroom at taft high school and shot another 16-year-old in the chest. the victim is current lit in a medically-induced coma but doctors expect him to -- currently in a medically- induced coma but doctors expect him to recover fully. >>> president obama is going over the vice president's proposals about tougher gun laws. we could possibly see an executive order by the pres
the driver was in a rush he parked a few feet away the law states that a driver shall yield the right away to a pedestrian in a marked or unmarked crosswalk no where does it say driver should try to beat the pedestrian crossing the street but at 6 and folsom in san francisco you will find driver doing just that, not yielding to people who are legally in a crosswalk. no matter what the person is carrying you must yield to the pedestrian now if they are riding a bicycle they don't get to use the crosswalk like a pedestrian, just like scooter's riders can't use the sidewalk now there are two sides to every coin and theat is pedestrians don't get to cross just because there is a green light if you donht have the walk symbol you need to wait on the sidewalk until you do there has been a constant battle between the pedestrians and drivers over crosswalks with both sides breaking the law but just remember this if you are on foot even if you ar in the right and you get hit you still lose in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news if you have a comment or story idea for stanley, e- mail us at 'pe
would force to it take legal action against the city. >> it will violate the law. it will violate the constitutional rights of the property owner. >>reporter: if the attorney for the neighbors accused 7-11 of bullying the city into reversing its decision. >> property owner and tenant 7-11 either decided to take a calculate the business risk or simply failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term leas lease. >>reporter: again city council voted unanimously to revoke 7-11 permit to do business her here. mayor david lynn told me that even though the city legal team made a mistake, the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7-11 in court. reporting live in san mateo, abc 7 news. >>> new at 11:00 body has been found in the trunk of a car just off the campus of sonoma state university. car was parked in no parking zone on petaluma hill road in rohnert park. investigators say the car is connected to a crime committed friday in santa rosa. they will thought say what crime though. death is considered suspicious a
rampage. >>> a new poll shows most americans want tougher gun laws following the deadly school shooting in connecticut. 84% of those surveyed favor background checks for those who buy guns at gun shows. >>> 7:17. we're less than two hours away now from hearing president obama's proposal for gun law changes. he will make the announcement surrounded by children who wrote to him after the newtown school shooting. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom where you just got a look at some of those letters. >> reporter: my white house contact sent me three letters from kids from around the country. one little boy from georgia asked president obama to stop violence. an 11-year-old girl julia wrote she couldn't bear the not of losing her brothers and sisters -- the thought of losing her brothers and sisters to guns. at this morning's announcement, president obama is expected to push for better enforcement for existing gun laws. he can require keeping data on where guns are. the government stopped keeping track nine years ago. when it comes to the background, president obama can push fo
online to see if the amount is on the card. if not, contact your law enforcement agency. >> i looked at it thoroughly. >> it is terrible. to take advantage of people. there are a lot of people hurting. tough times. i think it is awful. >> reporter: i got an e-mail from safeway, if a consumer has an issue call the number on the back of the card or visit the store. matt keller, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the bay area's first flu death of the season was reported this afternoon in the south bay and there have been four others statewide. ktvu's health and science editor john fowler is live in san jose where officials warn that this potentially deadly flu season is only getting started. john? >> reporter: that's right. tonight i have been seeing more and more people coughing and keeping their distance. officials say one death, there could be many more. >> typical peak of flu a month away the first flu death. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: he said she died a week ago. althoughthe state does not report deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from
it the law it was not very easy to defie their rules. >> reporter: a few stops later a white man got on and could not find a seat. >> he wanted to know if i was going to stand up i told him i was not. he said if you don't stand up i'll have your arrested and i said he could do that. >> reporter: rosa parks was arrested, fingerprinted and fined. a reverend named martin luther king brought a lawsuit against the bus company. the u.s. supreme court declared montgomery segregation laws unconstitutional. in recent years the civil rights movement she had inspired brought her out for speeches and celebrations. she worked with the nnacp, started an organizations to provide opportunities for young people. but about her part of it in it all she was always modest. >> are you proud of what you've done? >> well, if not i would take so much pride in myself but what i was happy about was the fact that the people in montgomery stayed off the buses in large numbers and opposed of course that made it a protest and this protest could put the bus company out of business for a while. >> a week later, rosa
most americans want stricter gun control laws but republicans will fight against gun control. >> this is a very important constitutional right. we are dedicated to protecting the second amendment from that stand point. >> president obama will announce his proposal to reduce gun violence at the white house this morning. he will be joined by children who wrote to them about gun violence following last month's school shooting in newtown, connecticut. many people participating in a gun buy back program went home empty handed. it ran out of money in a little in about an hour. plus how gun owners were compensated after the cash ran out. >>> time is 4:35. the mountain view stickum has yet to -- city council has yet to make a decision on whether to ban food carts downtown. other members discuss the growing popularity showing the trucks serve a grab and go clientele. a former vote will take place at a later date. >>> tickets for the sharks two on sale at 10:00 this morning. the sharks first home game is a week from tomorrow against phoenix. they want to thank their fans for their pati
trouble he could now be facing. >>> i'm janelle wang. the toughest gun control law in the nation. >>> violence in syria escalates. >>> san jose's interim police chief is set to take over in just a few days. coming e ining up, find out whas are his top priorities. >>> in just a few days, san jose's police department will be under new leadership. as we first told you on monday, larry esquivel will serve as acting chief. today we're hearing from him for the first time. nbc bay area's marianne favro is live from the police department with more. does he think he can make significant change in such short time? >> reporter: yes, he does, jess when it comes to morale. here's why. he really knows this department. he's been here 27 years. he rose up through the ranks and he knows what cops are dealing with out on the streets. in just a few days, larry esquivel will become san jose's new acting police chief. he has 27 years with the force. >> he has the respect of the rank and file. he came up through the ranks. he worked some of the most high profile units we have including narcotic, cover
to be ease -- going to be easy. >> reporter: senate majority leader harry reid says changing gun laws will be a tough challenge. democrats in the senate are going to work on gun laws they believe will pass the republican controlled house. but some republicans who support gun rights say none of these measures would have prevented the tragedy at newtown. they believe the focus needs to be on mental health. >> it really does a disservice to the families and victims of newtown. it does a disservice to the american people. to look at what the real policies are here. >> reporter: mental health is expected to be a part of president obama's gun control agenda. i'll take a look at his options when i see you next. live in washington kyla campbell. >>> ktvu news will bring you live coverage of the president's proposals for reducing gun violence. he is scheduled to make that announcement at 8:55 this morning our time. ktvu will also be streaming the presidents remarks live on our website ktvu.com. >>> happening right now a small group of redwood city boat owners ignored a midnight city deadline.
making it illegal for residents to possess ultradeadly hollow point bullets. which pose a hazard to law enforcement. the bill would require stores to notify police if someone buys large amounts of ammunition. >> purchases 500 rounds or more, or frequency of purchases we'd like there to be a data base for that. then, we want to ban the more lethal ammunition there. is no place for it on the streets. >> a lot of year, san francisco defend a local law requiring safe storage of handguns and a ban against the sale of hollow point bullets. the national rifle association challenged both laws. >> a man turned up dead in the trunk of his car, now, investigators are looking for the person response yichblt a deputy discovered sean parker's body checking in a car near snonla state university. it appears the car had been there since saturday. parker was wanted in a case in santa rosa. deputies found hipz girlfriend's blood in the car. they say she's not a suspect in the death. >> the oakland police department wants some help from the alameda county sheriff's department to make streets safer. the cit
a law banned smoking in enclosed environments. researchers say before the law took effect the number of children hospitalized with asthma systems have been growing by 2.2%. within 12 months after the law was in place, hospitalizations fell 12%. >>> the president has something going into his second term that he didn't have in his first, a graying head of hair. you can see these two portraits. the one on the left was in 2009 and the one on the right was last month. doctors say stress is to blame for a condition that cause as person to lose his hair and when it grows back it becomes gray. >>> why some people turned in their weapons after the money ran out. >> cooler weather is headed to the bay area, what you can expect for tomorrow and when you may need the umbrella coming up. >>> court papers endicate a teen was -- indicate a teen was annoyed with his mother before killing his family saturday. the information came in a statement filed ahead of the teen's court appearance tomorrow. investigators say he shot his parents and three siblings at the family house using guns that were kept in
or advertising. and hill says he would have to find evidence of abuse before writing a law to stop it. in the meantime, he thinks stores should have to warn you at the register that they will scan your id if you bring something back. >> if you don't want to purchase from that retailer, you can go someplace else and do it. >> reporter: something kim is considering. >> i would think twice before going to michaels. >> reporter: if a store does require an id for return, it is supposed to be written in the return policy and that, of course, has to be posted at the register. now, michaels says it is following state law and doesn't record information for marketing purposes. if you have a consumer complaint, give us a call. >> scan your driver's license, what's there, they get it all. >> they sure do. >> i don't like that. >> it stays in the database. there's no law that dictates how long they can hold it. >> julie, thanks. have a good weekend. >> you, too. >>> president obama's second inauguration is expected to bring in up to 700,000 people on the nati
of constitutional rights. >> i believe in the 2nd amendment, i was taught to obey the law and i'm here to >> the 2nd amendment we gotta have it. >> i'm not an nra member, i don't usually do these types of things i just feel i need to make myself heard a little bit >> reporter: beyond the rhetoric of anger and defiance there were those who felt the recent tragedy that has brought gun rights to the national stage >> i have children and i was appalled just like everyone else in this country about what happened in newtown but i really felt strongly about certain politicians, the president and other politicians and some of the gun control advocates manipulating the newtown tragedy for their purposes. a small contingent of those >> reporter: gun control advocates stood at the fringe of the gathering in silent opposition. >> some of us are gun owners that believe that president thing to do right now. >> the president and the vice president have proposed reasonable rules to register, to keep violence out of our schools. i would think the people on the other side of the parking lot would agree with those ru
: it will take several steps to make these two changes laws. we will let you know what happens. >> catherine: new york state lawmakers have just passed the nation's toughest gun control law. it calls for a tougher assault weapons ban. it's also aimed at keeping guns out of the hands of the mentally ill who make threats. meantime - on the federal level.the president will unveil his proposals tomorrow to fight gun violence. some will involve actions he can take on his own. others will mean getting the cooperation of congress. and that won't be easy. the announcement might be coming wednesday. but we already know a lot about what the president will likely say. after a string of meetings headed up by the vice- president. proposals for actions he can use take on his own. they include improving background checks for all gun buyers. keeping data on where those guns are. he might also impose new limits on guns imported from wheldon ahoysome of the key recommendations though - 'will' require congressional cooperation. >> "including the ban on assault weapons.including the limits on high capacity magazines
can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >>> mostly clear. temperatures from upper 20s to near 50. temperatures will be warming up. low to mid-60s. >>> 7:14. new information on boeing's troubled 787 dream liners. investigators in japan investigated a plane forced to make an emergency landing on wednesday after the battery light came on and the pilots noticed a burning smell. investigators say it appears the plane's battery voltage exceeded design limits. the federal aviation administration grounded all dream liners until airliners can prove the batteries are safe. >>> people calving through sfo could encountert delays of nearly an hour. the air
on capitol hill continues over the national debt crisis. and what to do about national gun-control laws. >> we will see how that plays out. >> we will take a quick break. it is 4:07. >> a look at the san mateo bridge. restructuring, pension and super storm sent the cost hit the company hard. we will see what happens when the opening bell rings at 6:30 a.m.. we will have a check of the market. we are back. access 4:09. >> three americans were killed in last week's hostage standoff in algeria. the three men were all killed. seven other americans did make it out safely. >> more american teaens are graduated from high school. the graduation rate is highest since 1976. >> the steady rise of students completing their education is a reflection of the struggling economy and greater competition for new jobs. >> the job right for male students was about 3.8%, four females that was lower than that just under 3%. >> but drop out rate was higher among teen boys in every state. >> apartment in new york city are about to get a lot smaller. >> expectations that population and rents will keep climbing a
, practicing law without a license, and lying to police. tonight lopez's attorney told us the suit was disappointing and she thought everyone was ready to move on. >>> it started as a fun and even cute way to communicate with your neighbors, but it's turned into a vital link for a quiet menlo park neighborhood under fire. a robbery and police chase shut down several streets and because of the social network, the neighbors knew exactly what was coming in a story you'll see only on nbc bay area, our business and tech reporter scott budman shows us how technology helped calm nerves in a very quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: you're absolutely right, raj. neighbors around this part of town are used to talking but not fighting crime. when police and robbers squared off on these streets, those neighbors got social to stay safe. a neighborhood in chaos. a nearby jewelry store robbed by gunmen who then led police on a chase through the nearby streets. >> and we saw the cop cars going down the street. there were three or four of them down there. >> reporter: even when officers shut down the
. ring. progresso. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant >> live breaking news. >> that breaking news has to do with this man. forty-niner michael crabtree. tonight the wide receiver is reportedly under investigation. good evening. right before the nfc championship game sunday there are reports tonight that crabtree is under investigation for sexually assaulting a woman. incorporating to the san francisco chronicle police have interviewed the 49ers star wide receiver. let's go straight to sports anchor collin and what a bomb shell and again right before the gam game. >>reporter: it certainly is. we can only speculate at this point the sort of distraction it will be for the team. you are headin
. the city council will decide whether to hire a high-profile police consultant at tomorrow's meeting. laws have been resisted by oakland voters. that's what nypd william bratton is known for. and the city has proposed hiring him for $150,000 consultant contract. bratton is known for new york's stop and frisk policy, which was declared a violation of civil rights by a federal judge last week. critics of bratton expect to show up. >>> a shooting happened right in the afternoon. the city's gunshot detection system alerted police to that crime. officers responded and found 24-year-old jonathan behind an oakland street. he had been shot multiple times. a second victim showed up with gunshot wounds, as well. he's listed in critical condition. >>> a warning for women after a violent attack in a popular san francisco neighborhood. here's a sketch of a suspect that was released today. police say he tried to rape a 31-year-old woman in the mission district earlier this month. the victim says the man threw her to the pavement. and while straddling her, slammed her head to the concrete. police say she
against the city. >> it will violate the law. it will violate the constitutional rights of the property owner. >>reporter: if the attorney for the neighbors accused 7-11 of bullying the city into reversing its decision. >> property owner and tenant 7-11 either decided to take a calculate the business risk or simply failed to do their proper due diligence before purchasing the property and entering into a long-term leas lease. >>reporter: again city council voted unanimously to revoke 7-11 permit to do business her here. mayor david lynn told me that even though the city legal team made a mistake, the city should do what is right even if it means fighting 7-11 in court. reporting live in san mateo, abc 7 news. >>> new at 11:00 body has been found in the trunk of a car just off the campus of sonoma state university. car was parked in no parking zone on petaluma hill road in rohnert park. investigators say the car is connected to a crime committed friday in santa rosa. they will thought say what crime though. death is considered suspicious although investigators have not revealed th
filed a federal lawsuit hoping to overturn the new law. they argued that the government ordered cover up violates their first amendment right to express their political views. >> a u.s. district court judge said yesterday that it takes more than simply disrobing in public to make a political statement. >> we will be back in just a minute. we have a live look of the san mateo bridge. the traffic on 92 is like this morning no problems. cold in livermore out to the east. 32 degrees in downtown livermore. specifically out by the airport. the freezing mark there should warm up to about 60. we have a nice, mild weather to look forward to in to the weekend. we will get a quick break down with erica and just a moment. >> good morning. 4:09 on the clock. >> taking a look at wall street this morning. futures trading shows mixed results across the board. the s&p 500 and the dow show positive figures while the nasdaq is in the negative. stocks make big gains yesterday after strong report on the housing market in the unemployment claims. all making investors more optimistic about the economy. >> here
equipment at the bridge, as possible contributor to the crash. >> law enforcement sources say a millionaire investor killed last november during a home invasion in monte serenmo was set up by an escort. >> this is video from our helicopter partnership with abc seven news of the scene. sources say the escort tipped off to gang members to the house. 21 year-old deanglo alston, 21 year-old javier garcia, an 26 year- old lukis andersen has been charged with the murder of rvi kumra . both boston and garcia are known gang members from west oakland will form robbery crews and targeted homes and oakland and fremont. during the robbery, the victim's wife was also injured. police that have not released a possible motive in the incident. >> some of san francisco top city and law enforcement officials are meeting to discuss the tactics of the city's use is to address the costly vandalism at a three day conference. graffiti cost san francisco more than $20 million each year. back in the '90s san francisco created an anti graffiti task force and this is develop the database catalog the graffiti in the te
the law strict enough adds it is in and if pressed would he use his gun? >> the somebody broke into my house and they were in there, well sure i would. what am i supposed to do? let them kill me? >> reporter: in the wake of the bloodshed at sandy hook. the mother of three was there in support of the other side of the issue and just wants to keep her kids safe. >> i don't want to have to hire armed guards to surround the schools to protect them from the possibility of something bringing an assault weapon and shooting 30, 40 kind gardeners. how many -- kindergarteners. how many times does it have to happen? take the ability to get the weapons away from the people that are mentally disturbed. >> reporter: this man wants the laws to stay the same and keep his privacy private. >> i'm 80 years old. fourth generation californian. >> you have a gun? >> i -- that's none of your business. >> reporter: president obama is due to sign a gun control bill by the end of the month and the second amendment supporters that i spoke to said they will not back down. from
access. law enforcement will be shutting down all the roads that lead to pillar point. also the national weather service warning about possible sneaker waves hitting the coast. that is starting late this afternoon through tomorrow morning. now if you'll remember three years ago during the mavericks surfing competition unexpected waves broke on shore and dozens of spectators at the southern tip of mavericks beach. within the past month waves have killed three people in the bay area including a man and his nine-year-old son who swept off the rocks while fishing in the head winds. a wave can strike with enough force to -- then they retreat back into the -- sneaker wave warning along the sonoma coastline citizen to san mateo county. officials have issued a high surf advisory that starts tomorrow and lasts through sunday. if you want to catch mavericks because of the 49er game a lot of folks might choose to stay at home and watch the game there as well as the surfing competition via live web cast. we will provide a link to that on our ktvu website. if you do decide to come out here the maveri
brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else against the law. if we're truly created equal and it surely this must be equal as well. >> the commitments we make to each other, to medicare, medicaid, social security they do not straddle our initiative, they strengthen us. (cheers & applause) they do not make us a nation of take as they free us to take the risks that make this country great. we, the people still believe in our obligation as americans and are not just to ourselves but to all prosperity. we will respond to the threat of climate change in knowing that the failure to do so will be trade our children and future generations. but we reject the belief that america must choose between the american and the generation that to build this and caring for them or the generation that is waiting. >> they are chanting of,. >> catherine: the president was heard telling his family. "i want to take one more look.i'm not going to see this again." between half a million and 700-thousand people were on the mall in washington. a million fewer than his first inauguration in 2009. still
laws according to a new "associated press" poll. 35% say gun laws should remain unchanged and 5% wanting looser gun laws. >>> the new report that highlights the dangers of energy drinks. >> plus, crossing the line. the florida teen arrested for giving a wedgie. >> and forget unreally fans. the soccer mess that got some four-legged interference. coming up. during sleep train's huge year end clearance sale, get beautyrest, posturepedic even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. plus, get free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. and through monday, get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. but hurry, the special financing offer ends martin luther king, jr. day. don't miss the year end clearance sale at sleep train. superior service best selection lowest price guaranteed. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> 5:12. welcome back. we're going to check the roads now. >> we do that with elizabeth. take it away. >> all right. thanks, guys. we'll go out towards the bay bridge where we learn they just picked
it constitutionally within the law. the challenge is to do it compassionately. you're dealing with human beings. >> if the city council approves bratton's contract as expected, he will start work in oakland february 10. >>> a bay area city with a bad reputation is actually seeing violent crime go down. homicides in richmond have decreased by 28% in the last year after the city hired 40 new officers and the force changed the way it patrols the streets. officers now talk to members of some 40 neighborhood councils. >> every neighborhood is different and unique. they all have different needs and desires from the police department and we actually can meet all their needs when we put the same officers there. >> apparently it's working. in addition technology like shotspotter and cameras help identify crimes in progress. police have also identified 75 people in the city most likely to commit crimes and let them know they are being watched. >>> president obama will unveil his details to lower gun violence. >> he discussed it yesterday in his last scheduled nice conf
and referral to law enforcement. san jose police sergeant. >> if we find something we suspect may be child pornography we will write a search warrant and pay them a visit. >> reporter: reporting live, consumer editor tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a father is working to help parents protect children from child abduction. when his son went missing he realized how important a description is for police so he formed one voice. they make i.d. cards so parents have a recent picture and finger prints. he says children of illegal immigrants are targeted because they are mostly undocumented. >> so illegal kids are the easiest targets. >> the organization is now taking the kits to all churches and schools within a 150-mile radius. >>> several pharmacies are all out of the flu vaccine. ktvu learned target, walgreens and cvs are all out and they don't know when they will get more. contra costa county officials say you should contact their healthcare provider first to see if shots are available. >>> a nurse is refusing to get a flu shot and so kaiser says she must wear a mask while working with pa
are dissatisfied with current gun laws and support stricter proposals. >> at 13% jump from a year ago. >> ibm ed payne reporting. >> secretary of state hill recounted his car to testify in front of the house foreign affairs committee later this month about the deadly september 11th, to attack libya. >> clinton will answer questions about the raid that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other american citizens. >> she was scheduled to testify last month, but was hospitalized after doctors discovered a blood clot in her head falling acrofollowing a concussion. >> secretary clinton plans to step down from a post as long. president obama has nominated senator john kerry to replace their. >> inside sources say during an interview with oprah winfrey, lance armstrong committed to using performance enhancing drugs. >> armstrong was stripped of his seventh tour de france title last year after u.s. anti-dumping a visit reported shed light on his extensive building regime. >> on strong apologize to his live strong charity organization and ask that they continue to help those with cancer and the
is not a solution to the crisis we face as a nation. only honest law abiding gun owners will be affected and our children will remain vulnerable to more tragedy. reporting live in washington, jacqueline fell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, jacqueline. >>> marin county's first ever gun buy back program was so popular, it ran out of money by early afternoon. people received $200 for semiautomatics and $100 for other guns. after the $40,000 pool ran out, people were given 0-day vouchers. a second buyback is scheduled for monday at the san rafael and mill valley police departments. >>> new at noon, the wife of san jose's first homicide victim of the year spoke out today. jeanine was there. >> reporter: good afternoon. police say they have limited information on this case. they say they know that somebody knows something and they want people to come forward. the victim's wife spoke to the media a short time ago, and she broke down in tears. >> i'm sad. i'm very sad for my daughter. >> reporter: it was very difficult for her to speak about her dead husband but she wanted to face the media and tell
the investigation. law enforcement is discussing when to reveal any more information on the case. word is that may happen soon. i spoke on the phone with dixon's attorney and he says this latest development comes as a surprise. he says his client never revealed that she had any direct ties to gangs. the attorney is waiting for discovery in this case from the d.a.'s office. reporting live from san jose, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> two young men charged with killing two teenaged girls are expected to enter a plea this afternoon. the suspects are charged with the brutal shooting deaths of 15-year-old and 16-year-old teens in late november. the two girls were lifelong friends who grew up in alameda. homicide investigators say the suspects knew the girls but there's still no word on a possible motive. >>> san jose police have released the sketch of a suspect who tried to grab a 3- year-old girl out of her mother's arms. the man is described as latino, in his 20s, wearing a red baseball cap, jeans, a yellow striped shirt and smelling like automotive oil. the mother says her daughter was
law at u-c berkeley. yudof has been president of the 10-campus system since 2008. he oversaw some tumultuous times. including deep cuts in state funding and academic programs. sharp increases in tuition. and several rowdy on-campus reach up of 20- feet. this morning seven hostages and the latest in algeria. let's take a quick look outside this morning. let's check in with for your jonatha it is going to be cold. but. warm afternoon. monday, tuesday, the sunshine and mild conditions. there is a chance of rain in the forecast for wednesday. if you're headed out in the north bay. 29 in napa. the futurecast showing plenty of 50s at 10:00 a.m.. noon, 60s. indicated by the blue. for those headed out, expect clear skies. and 40's. as we start off in the south bay 66 in los gatos. santa clara. and a little bit cooler with 50s and 60s there. downtown san francisco, 62 degrees. mainly low 60s and there. the satellite and radar showing this high pressure. that is what is causing this sunshine. taking a look at your 7 day around the bay. the good news is that we are expecting warmer condition
and is planning to return to teach law. no word on his replacement: >>> more freshmen are applying to college. according to the uc campuses, an increase of 10.7%. also, latino applicants are the largest group of freshmen applicants. at uc berkley, more than 67,000 students apply. ucla received the most applications with more than 80,000 applications. >>> boeing is saying they will not build more dream liners until the investigation is complete. all of the dream liners were grounded until the investigation is complete. >> when they are released slowly, the batteries have a very good safety record, but if not, the batteries will release their content and have the potential for explosion. >> united is the only us airline currently flying the plane and is expressing support for boeing. now, one of the run ways at the san francisco national airport is closed today for construction. sfo will only be able to handle about half of the 60 flights an hour. the biggest impact will be on passengers flying within a two hour radious of the area. >>> there is good news for the passengers concerned about priv
to curb gun violence. the nash rifle association opposes any new gun laws. jackie spear is calling on the president to use his executive powers to act. >> i recommended that he do by executive action as much as he can, because i am not very confident that this congress is going to have the guts to do what's right. >> the task force recommendations are expected to include requiring background checks for all gun purchases, a limit on the numbers of bullets allowed in magazines, and a new ban on assault weapons. >>> in the bay area, a gun buy back is scheduled for tomorrow in marin county. from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. >>> u.s. supreme court justice clarence thomas broke a 7-year long silence today when he spoke out loud during oral arguments, but he broke he violence not with a question, but a joke. thomas is known for rarely commenting from the bench. in fact, the last time he did so during a case was february of 2006. but today, during arguments, he made a joke about ivy league lawyers, poking fun at yale, where he graduated from law school. >> u.s. defense secretary said the obama
you gun laws as eight a way to keep people safe from gun violence. >> i think we have laws on the books already that aren't being enforced by think we need to enact those before we make new ones. >> there are guns out there and they want to ban them but no one is going to turn in their stuff. >> if you want an immediate solution against a one in there to protect the kids. if you are not willing to do that and they're your arms of the air and say that is a totally asinine suggestion you have some sort of other agenda than protecting the kids. >> an addition to their skepticism about the present gun control plan, members of the clubs say banning a are rivals for instance will have a major impact on competitive targets it sport shooting here in the bay area. >> and notre dame football star is manti te'o says the as a victim of a joke. he said in september his grandmother and his girlfriend died within hours of each other in the deplane to honor them. the grandmother really did die but the girl friend turned out to be a hoax. the story that she died of leukemia is a story that
's three strikes law is a struggle pore inmates getting out early. many inmates who previously received life sentences are being released with $200 and little support. former inmates are not eligible for parole and did not receive services such as training and drug rehabilitation. they approved proposition 36 in november. it allows the inmates whose last crime was minor to be released if they don't pose a risk to public safety. >>> many jobs and programs are being saved thanks to governor brown's tax initiative. they no longer plan to get rid of all librarian positions. art and music teaching jobs are being saved. they need to implement five furlough days and increase the personal income tax on high income earners and increase the sales tax for four years. >>> this is raising questions about who will inspect the construction work on the first section of california's high-speed rail system. the current plan calls for whoever lands the contract, construction will also have to hire the inspectors. and they will report to the rail authority but the engineer's union said will could be a conf
and law enforcement officials here scattered among the crowds. there will be some plane clothed officers, bomb sniffing calls and there will be s.w.a.t. teams located in key positions along the parade route. there will be surveillance monitoring everybody here. there is no significant credible threat but law enforcement is not takenning any chances. >> they can't afford to do that. we look forward it talking to you in the next hour. coming up on a special edition of "this week" david ploufe looks ahead to president obama's second term and. co-chair eva longoria previews the celebrations. you can see the whole picture this morning at 8:00 on "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america. we will also have live streaming coverage at abc7 news.com starting at 6:30. >>> the excitement here in the bay area has to do with the 49ers game. abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann is in atlanta for today's big game and he caught up with some fans ready to see the niners take on th
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